Blocks: form since the crash a seminar by Keston Sutherland on anti-capitalist UK poetry after 2008
Friday 13 November 2015
at 244 Greene St., New York City
presented by The Organism for Poetic Research
co-sponsored by The New York University Department of English, The Modern and Contemporary Colloquium, and The Graduate Student Organizing Committee
The texts discussed in the seminar which were sent to attendees prior to the event were Verity Spott's Gideon (http://www.barquepress.com/publications.php?i=97); Verity Spott's 'Our Vilest Lives' (http://www.veerbooks.com/Verity-Spott-Balconette); and Danny Hayward's Pragmatic Sanction (http://material-s.blogspot.com/).
Keston Sutherland is the author of Antifreeze, Neocosis, Hot White Andy, Stress Position, The Stats on Infinity, The Odes to TL61P, and other poems (all recently collected and published by Enitharmon as Poetical Works 1999-2015); Stupefaction, a set of essays on Marx and poetry; and many other essays. With Andrea Brady he edits Barque Press. Permanently he is Professor of Poetics at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK. Until January 2016 he is the Bain-Swiggett Professor of Poetry at Princeton.